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yammery

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Etymology

Derived from the scene in Invisible Man, a novel by Ralph Ellison, in which the narrator consumes yams voraciously.

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /yăm'ə-rē

Adjective

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Positive
yammery

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  1. Any sort of over indulgence especially when dealing with sweets (candy, cookies, cola, yams).
    Quotations
    • When my mother entered my candy-wrapper-filled room she exclaimed "What is this yammery!"

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